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Healthy Lemon Bars

This recipe came from a good friend of mine. When I first tasted these lemon bars, I knew I NEEDED this recipe. They were a huge hit when I served them for our Easter dessert. Healthy Lemon Bars 2 cups coconut cream concentrate 1/2  cup melted butter 1/2  cup coconut...

Tips on Becoming a Runner

With the weather getting warmer, it is the perfect time to get off the couch and start exercising.  Exercise has so many benefits, such as weight loss, it helps combat high blood pressure, improves your mood and  boosts your energy. One of my favorite forms of exercise is...

First Aid Naturally {Soothing}

If your medicine chest has traditionally consisted of aspirin, ibuprofen, anti-itch cream, etc.,  let me introduce you to some natural alternatives. Last week we discussed relieving headaches and pains naturally. Today our focus will be on soothing.   If you typically turn to hydro-cortisone, petroleum products, or antibacterial ointments,...

Natural Remedy for Hemorrhoids

Hemorrhoids are swollen and inflamed veins in your anus and lower rectum. Hemorrhoids may result from straining during bowel movements or from the increased pressure on these veins during pregnancy, among other causes.  By age 50, about half of adults have had to deal with the...

First Aid Naturally {Relieving Headaches and Pains}

If your medicine chest has traditionally consisted of aspirin, ibuprofen, anti-itch cream, etc., let me introduce you to some natural alternatives. Today our focus will be on relieving headaches and pains. Products such as ibuprofen, aspirin, sleeping pills, laxatives, and antacids comprise the bulk of many medicine...

Kale Chips

Kale is one of several dark green leafy vegetables of the cabbage family, relates to collards and mustard greens. All of these greens provide calcium, iron and carotenoids in abundance, as well as many anti-caner factors. Kale and related greens should always be eaten cooked (but not...

Different Colors Provide Different Nutrients

Different colors of vegetables provide different nutrients. Here's a breakdown to help you: Reds - beets, red cabbage, tomatoes, radishes (kind of), rhubarb, red kidney beans, red peppers, red onions Yellows/Oranges - sweet potatoes, winter squashes, carrots, yellow peppers, pumpkins, summer squash, rutabagas, yellow tomatoes White/tan - jicama, cauliflower, garlic, onion, turnips, parsnips,...

Benefits of a Whole Body Cleanse

Have you ever thought about doing a cleanse or wondered if you need one?  Ask your self these questions: 1) Do you experience constipation? (Constipation is having less than one bowel movement per meal.) 2) Do you need to lose more than 10 or more pounds? 3) Are you sensitive to...

Healthy Alternatives to Easter Candy

It seems every time we turn around, it's time for another holiday that promotes candy for kids.As a mom who wants her kids to eat healthy and have  a limited sugar intake, this can be so frustrating. I found some healthy alternatives to feeding kids...

Benefits of Coconut

Coconut oil and whole coconut products that contain coconut oil are nature's best source of lauric acid. Lauric Acid is an essential saturated fatty acid that enhances the immune system and protects us against viruses, yeasts, parasites and other pathogens in the gut. Coconut can be added to your diet...